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Subject:Intentionally left blank From:Jan Bishop <JBishop -at- HACH -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 27 May 1999 09:00:02 -0600
As far as I know, this phrase originated at IBM when they were first
beginning to work with electronic manuals. It was a check on the equipment.
I was working on contract there at the time. The manuals were developed,
checked, and sent out without removing the Blank blurb. I suppose it spread
from there to the IBM sycophants and thence into general usage. I will not
put it in anything with my name on it. :-)